Teaching Assistant

Novum Personnel

Do you have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant?

Do you have experience supporting children with complex special needs?

Are you looking to join a friendly and supportive school? 

The school 

  • Based in South Tyneside
  • Students are aged from 3 to 16 years old
  • Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted
  • Children who attend this school have a variety of special needs including ASD, MLD, PMLD and SEMH 

The role 

  • Starting immediately
  • Full time Teaching Assistant
  • Working with primary aged children    
  • Supporting classes of children who have a variety of special needs
  • Providing support with curriculum as well as speech, language and communication difficulties
  • Providing emotional and behavioural support 


  • Will have a minimum of 3 months experience in a school
  • Will hold a CACHE Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or higher/equivalent (not essential)
  • Will have previously supported children with special needs
  • Will have previously supported primary aged children
  • Experience supporting various special needs is useful
  • Will have a friendly and caring personality
  • Will be comfortable assisting with toileting for the younger children 

We offer

  • A great rate of pay
  • Join a lovely team of staff
  • The opportunity to choose when you want to work or take holidays
  • A dedicated team of SEND consultants with years of experience and knowledge of the industry

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please contact us now.

  • Refer a friend once registered and you will receive £100 cash reward once your referral has worked for us for 10 days!


Do you know of an individual who applied unsuccessfully to a long-term teacher/teaching assistant job who you believe would be suitable for full time job roles? Or that is currently working for another agency that may be interested in discussing the positions further? In return for every agency worker who refers someone will receive a £100 cash reward when a referral has worked for us for 10 days and a further £100 cash reward after another 10 days!